Oscars Go High-Tech In A Completely Useless Fashion

oscarThe same people that brought you that yellow virtual 10-yard line for football games or some other thingee they use for Nascar (I don’t watch that shit), is now bringing their technology to the Oscars.

Cabler said the “Star Tracker” will be used to enable show hosts to highlight key moments on the red carpet, including “celebrities that are walking in close proximity to other celebrities who they are trying to avoid.”

The drama!

Meanwhile, Buzznet, which operates several pop culture websites, is introducing a zoom feature that it compares to Google Earth, but for celebrity photos. […]

It’s so satisfying to be able to instantly see a closeup of anything that interests you, whether it’s a pair of designer shoes, a wrinkle, or a simple hand gesture,” said Karina Kogan, general manager of celebrity for Buzznet.

Daddy, I want to see the hand gesture! The hand gesture!!!


Via Variety. Thanks, Josh.

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